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Estimates: KidsMatter Program Questions on Notice

Senate Community Affairs Committee
Health and Ageing Portfolio

Outcome 11 - Mental Health
Question No. E12-082

Senator WRIGHT: 

What proportion of the 1700 primary schools which received additional funding under the $19.6 million allocated to expanding the KidsMatter program are located in (i) a regional community, (ii) a rural community, and (iii) a remote community.

Answer:

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Estimates: Taking Action to Tackle Suicide (TATS) Package Questions on Notice

Senate Community Affairs Committee
Health and Ageing Portfolio

Outcome 11 - Mental Health
Question No. E12-079

Senator WRIGHT: 

In the Taking Action to Tackle Suicide Package, $60 million was committed to 'Boosting non-clinical support services'.

Please outline which services and programs were funded, how much each service received per financial year, and what the additional funding equates to in terms of additional capacity of services for each program listed.

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Estimates: Telephone Counselling, Self-Help and Web-Based Support Programme Funding Questions on Notice

Senate Community Affairs Committee
Health and Ageing Portfolio

Outcome 11 - Mental Health
Question No. E12-077

Senator WRIGHT: 

a) The call for proposals for the Telephone Counselling, Self-Help and Web-Based Support Programme (Open Round) closed some months ago. How many proposals did the Department receive?

b) How many of these prosposals have received funding?

c) How much, in both dollar terms and percentage, of the program funding has been committed?

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Estimates: MindHealthConnect Value for Money Questions on Notice

Senate Community Affairs Committee
Health and Ageing Portfolio

Outcome 11 - Mental Health
Question No. E12-076

Senator WRIGHT: 

a) What is the total amount that has been spent on the mindhealthconnect website since launch. Please break down figures into cost of design and building the website, and ongoing costs for maintenance. Please also give details of ongoing costs of maintaining the mindhealthconnect website over forward estimates.

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Estimates: MindHealthConnect Questions on Notice

Senate Community Affairs Committee
Health and Ageing Portfolio

Outcome 11 - Mental Health
Question No. E12-074

Senator WRIGHT: 

Could the Department give a general update on the operation of mindhealthconnect since launch. In this update, please provide site analytics including total visitor numbers (including trends over time), the demographics of users, average time spent on the website per user, most popular features of the website, and how these statistics are collected and calculated.

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Estimates: National Recovery-Oriented Mental Health Practice Framework Questions on Notice

Senate Community Affairs Committee
Health and Ageing Portfolio

Outcome 11 - Mental Health
Question No. E12-066

Senator WRIGHT: 

a) Can you please describe the purpose of the National Recovery-Oriented Mental Health Practice Framework?

b) Can you please describe the progress of the implementation of this Framework?

c) What is the total cost of implementing this Framework over forwward estimates?

d) How much funding was allocated to the Framework in the last budget (2012/2013)?

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Estimates: National Suicide Prevention Strategy Allocation Totals Questions on Notice

Senate Community Affairs Committee
Health and Ageing Portfolio

Outcome 11 - Mental Health
Question No. E12-066

Senator WRIGHT: 

Please provide details of the cost of the National Suicide Prevention Strategy over the past three years (2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12 and over forward estimates).

Answer:

Summary of Allocation

2009 - 2010 ($m): 21.7

2010 - 2011 ($m): 24.0

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Estimates: National Suicide Prevention Strategy Questions on Notice

Senate Community Affairs Committee
Health and Ageing Portfolio

Outcome 11 - Mental Health
Question No. E12-065

Senator WRIGHT: 

Please detail the progress of the National Suicide Prevention Strategy. For example, what are its main objectives; is there an overall framework or strategy document that is publically available; what are the main programs that fall under the strategy and has its overall effectiveness been evaluated?

Answer:

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